Jinteli Side Effects

Headaches, breast pain, and abdominal (stomach) pain are the most common side effects reported with Jinteli. Most reactions to the medication tend to be mild and typically do not require medical attention. However, if you experience any serious problems, such as vision changes, pain in your calf, or difficulty breathing, contact your healthcare provider right away.

An Introduction to Side Effects of Jinteli

Just like any medicine, Jinteli™ (norethindrone acetate/ethinyl estradiol) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible Jinteli side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Jinteli Side Effects

Some side effects of Jinteli are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
Because of the possibility of serious complications, there are a few symptoms you should watch out for and report immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
    • Vision or speech changes
    • Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg
    • A severe headache
 
  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
 
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Upper-right abdominal (stomach) pain
 
  • Migraines (or changes in your migraines, if you have had them before)
  • Breast lumps
  • Signs of a blood clot in the leg, such as:
 
    • Pain in the calf
    • Leg cramps
    • Leg or foot swelling
 
  • Signs of a blood clot in the lung, such as:
 
    • Shortness of breath
    • Sharp chest pain
    • Coughing up blood
 
  • Chest pain or heaviness, which may be signs of a heart attack
  • Sudden loss of vision or vision changes, which can be a sign of a blood clot in the eye
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding or unexpected vaginal bleeding
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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